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Continuing Education - Personal Enrichment

Summer 2014 Personal Enrichment Courses

Tuition and Fees | Enrollment Policy | Summer 2014 Noncredit Registration Form

Costs / Early Registration Discount
In addition to the tuition, there is a $25 nonrefundable registration fee paid once per semester. The early registration discount applies to registrations received (paid in full) by May 10. (Please note that this discount does not apply to the one-session voiceover workshop.)

small star icon** Closed** NEW! Commedia Dell’Arte
Study basic techniques of classic pantomime and commedia dell’arte. Learn the history of pantomime and mime illusions from the Romans onward, including the rise of modern classic pantomime in the 19th and 20th centuries. Discover the history of commedia and its characters, and develop your own lazzi (scenarios). Maximize your talent in this weeklong exploration of the practice of physical theatre. See the Commedia dell'Arte flyer for more information.
CED1070 / noncredit / Price reduction, now $500!
Instructor: Antonio Fava
Mon.–Fri., 9 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
June 9–13 (5 sessions)
Room: TBA

**Closed** Acting Workshop
Designed for anyone who enjoys “taking the stage”! In this class, students explore the elements of acting and free their creative selves. The basic tools and techniques of the actor’s craft are introduced through a wide variety of exercises, games, improvisations, short scripted material, monologues, and scenes. Recommended for both the beginning actor and those with acting experience. Please bring a monologue to the first class.
CED1000 / noncredit / $399
Discount: $375 (Purchase College matriculated students, employees, and alumni; and early registration discount)
Instructor: Frank Ingrasciotta
Mon., 7–9:30 p.m.
June 9–July 28 (8 sessions)
Room: TBA

**Closed** Getting Paid to Talk
Discover how to make money using your voice! Explore numerous aspects of voice-over work for television, film, radio, audio books, documentaries, and the Internet in this introduction to professional voice-overs. Learn how to prepare the all-important demo and how to be successful and earn great income in this exciting field. Ask questions and hear examples of demos recorded by professional voice actors. Record a commercial script under the direction of a Voicecoaches.com producer! Take the first step in professional voice acting in this fun, informative class. Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult who is also registered for the course. Space is limited, so register early!
CED1060 / noncredit / $49
Instructor: Voice Coaches
Mon., 6:30–9 p.m.
July 14 (1 session)
Room: TBA

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ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS

Antonio Fava is an actor, theatre director, maestro of commedia dell’arte and comedy, and author of The Comic Mask in the Commedia dell’Arte. He directs the International School of the Comic Actor in Reggio Emilia, Italy, and teaches commedia dell’arte in schools, universities, and drama academies throughout the world. Fava also designs and creates leather masks, which are exhibited in various museums and cultural institutions, for use in his school and performances.

Frank Ingrasciotta is an award-winning arts educator, acting instructor, stage director, produced playwright, and performer. He has more than 15 years experience teaching adults (both professional and nonprofessional), university-level and grades K–12 acting, musical theatre, improvisation, and playwriting. He is highly skilled as a staff developer in educational theatre, instructing educators with creative tools that integrate theatre arts across the curriculum. His Off-Broadway, critically acclaimed, one-man play, Blood Type: RAGU, is currently touring the country.

Updated July 8, 2014

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